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A Look Back: Two Years Since the Russian Invasion of Ukraine

Since Russia invaded Ukraine in February 2022, International Medical Corps has expanded our work throughout the country. Here’s a look at how we’ve helped.

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Emergency Response to the Conflict in Sudan

On April 15, clashes between the Sudanese Armed Forces and the Rapid Support Forces erupted in Khartoum, the capital of Sudan. Due to the conflict, large segments of the population have been completely cut off from essential services, hundreds have been killed nationwide and thousands have been injured. Sudan has long been plagued by tribal …

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A Reliable Presence in Sudan

When a job needs to be done and there’s no one else to do it, Rania Mohammed Abdalrahman Mohammed—a Senior Project Officer in Sudan—steps in to help. In 2020, when International Medical Corps needed a COVID-19 project manager, and a suitable lead could not be recruited, Rania was appointed to the role. She put her …

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Responding to Flooding in Central Darfur

Approximately 28,000 people have been affected by heavy rains and flash floods in the Central Darfur state of Sudan over the past few weeks, while about 4,000 houses and 650 latrines have been destroyed, 107 water sources have been damaged and thousands of acres of crops have been destroyed. At least six people have died, …

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Snapshots January 2021

From Croatia to Ethiopia, see how you’ve helped people this month as a supporter of our work. Thank You! Throughout our 36-year history, we’ve faced some of the toughest challenges imaginable, but we never experienced a year quite like 2020. From fighting COVID-19 here at home to ending two Ebola outbreaks, your support made it …

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Childbirth in Darfur: A Mother’s Journey to Safety

It’s July 2018 and, through no fault of her own, Hawa and her unborn baby are in real danger. The 17-year-old mother-to-be has gone into labor in her final trimester, as expected—but after three days of labor pains, she still hasn’t given birth, and time is running out. Hawa is from Golo, a rural area …

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A milestone for maternal health

In 2003, conflict erupted in Sudan’s Darfur Region, resulting in over 300,000 deaths and displacing millions. The situation has weakened an already fragile healthcare system and compromised people’s access to basic health services. To this day, a lack of adequate medical services poses a major threat to the population – pregnant women and children are …

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Darfur, A Decade of Crisis

Ten years ago, conflict broke out in the Darfur region of Sudan resulting in more than 300,000 lives lost and millions forced to flee for safety. The humanitarian crisis disrupted already fragile health care systems and prevented families from returning to their homes and livelihoods. Since 2004, International Medical Corps has worked through challenging conditions …

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Responding to Yellow Fever Outbreak in Darfur

Following an outbreak of yellow fever in Darfur, International Medical Corps is working closely with the World Health Organization (WHO) and the local Ministry of Health to help control the spread of the disease including participating in a mass vaccination campaign for vulnerable communities. According to WHO, yellow fever is an acute viral hemorrhagic disease …

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Finding New Ways to Save Mothers and Babies in Darfur, Sudan

International Medical Corps serves a population of more than 500,000 people in Central, West and South Darfur, providing health care services to promote child survival and improve maternal health among the most vulnerable groups. We have been working in Um Khere, a remote area of Central Darfur, for many years, overcoming the challenges of building …

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